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December 13, 2005

The Tookie Files

As the debate rages on until the break of dawn, I'll provide formal documents here at Cobb.

  • District Attorney Steve Cooley's document requesting denial of clemency can be found here.

  • Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger's actual denial of clemency can be found here.
  • Posted by mbowen at December 13, 2005 11:23 AM

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    I was going to link the same thing. It's unsettling the reliance on testimony from immunified crimminals.

    Posted by: memer [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 13, 2005 11:58 AM

    If Tookie can be redeemed, then indemnified criminals can tell the truth. The latter is more believable than the former.

    Posted by: Cobb at December 13, 2005 12:45 PM

    heh. here's memer's rule for capital punishment: if a substantial portion of the evidence makes you a) cock an eyebrow or b) look away in unease... don't kill the guy. what can i say, i'm a simple man.

    Posted by: Anonymous at December 13, 2005 01:08 PM